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somebody is quietly celebrating here on the set with a little subliminal message. >> it's baseball season. tonight we will find out which dog reign supreme at westminster dog show. >> one of the dogs in the running has local ties. good morning maryland at 5 starts right now. >> our's watching the -- you're watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. the president will deliver the state of the union. it's been a busy two months since reelection and what's on the agenda? we will take a closer look. >> a young math teach wear bright future. this morning his students are mourning his death. >> and it's been confirmed north korea is conducting nuclear weapons tests again. what it could mean for neighboring south korea and the world powers now watching closely on this tuesday morning thanks for being with us. i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. we have been saying it's fat tuesday. so, hopefully you've got
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celebration. hit us up on facebook. in the meantime weather may have you celebrating because it seems like it will be mild and uneventful which i am a big fan of uneventful. >> we have an event going on tonight speaking of fat tuesday in havre de grace how is the weather going to be? >> windy. that's the story for today. we will get sunshine in here but the winds are going to be howling out of the west. gusts up to 30 miles an hour. temperature wise, not a big deal right? 41 is well above average right now. and temperatures will drop off a bit more this morning before they go back up this afternoon. but that's in owings mills what we have in perry hall 43 with winds out of the northwest at 9 miles an hour and in union bridge this morning the winds picking up a bit northwest at about 13. so 42 is the temperature but we are feeling like the 30s. so bundle up as you head out and about. let's talk about what's going on on maryland's most powerful radar. we are nice and dry and
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scanning the skies to see if we will fine anything. it's not going to happen today. we will see a difference in the forecast as we head towardstomorrow. and this is what sphoact as we go through -- what to expect as we go through the planner. at 7 the temperatures at 39. winds will tay with us all day and by 10, 44, 46 by lunchtime and the high temperature coming in close to 50. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the winds are shaking the camera here in hunt valley. but no delays on 83. it will be nice and clear as you make the push down to the beltway and then get on the jfx and head downtown. heading over to white marsh, a live look at 95 north of route 43. traffic moving right along. it's going to take 15 minutes traveling southbound from the beltway all the way to downtown baltimore. and as we check in and look at the other abc 2 timesaver traffic drive times beltway in great shape. 11 minutes on outer loop from 95 to 83 and the west side going to be clear as well. megan and charley over to you.
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we are following breaking news out of prince george's county. police are at the scene of what they are calling a death investigation in college park. at this . we have very few details confirmed but this accident happened in the 8700 block of 36th avenue around one this morning. right now police are saying that the suspects involved were seen leaving in a tan honda odyssey. we are not sure what happened but we are working to get more information and video from the scene as soon as we get it we will bring it to you on the air or online at for the first time in a second term, president obama will address the nation with his state of the union address. charley is at the live desk with when's expected tonight. he covered a lot of ground in the past three months. >> he has. since taking reelection on november 6th, the president has been in the middle of debates regarding the fiscal cliff. the debt ceiling gun control and immigration reform. all the hot topics will likely make it into the president's remarks but the focal . from
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the beginning will be -- point from the again will be the economy and job creation in the u.s. unemployment rate climbed back up to 7.9% and monthly job creation remains modest as millions of americans still look for work. >> the economy will be central to the speech and how we grow the economy so ive can participate. -- so everybody can par test pay the a fair shot and pay your fair share. >> on gun control the white house invited a number of gun violence survivors to the chambers as the president will likely recommit to swift and sweeping action on gun regulation among those attending is the family of hadiya pendleton the family of the teen who was gunned down at a park in chicago. you can follow us throughout the day on twitter to get updates on the president's speech. what he has to say and the comments about that address. following the remarks which will be seen on abc2 beginning at 9, florida senator marco rubio will provide the republican response also rand
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paul of kentucky will speak on behalf of the tea party. son contend the two names will pop up again and again as we get closer to the general election 2016. you heard charley say catch the president's address and we want you to join us with team coverage on abc2. the team coverage starts in washington tonight at 9:00. this time it's 5 minutes after 5 and when it comes to the state of the city mayor stephanie rawlings blake says that major changes need to happen to prevent baltimore from going into financial ruins. abc2 news linda so is live this morning at city hall so what exactly is the mayor proposing so we don't go broke? >> reporter: well, she is calling for a number of changes all aimed at getting the city on track financially. the biggest things she -- hopes to accomplish is lower the property taxes. she outlined her proposal yesterday. her plan to cut property taxes can only happen if cuts are
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made in other areas and hopes the biggest sanction will come from pension reform she wants more city workers to contribute to the retirement plan and cut the work force by 10% over the next ten years. demolish more vacant homes and charge a fee for trash pickup. the mayor is calling on firefighters to work longer hours, something the union is not taking lightly. >> i fermly believe that -- fermly believe if you make -- firmly believe inform you make the hours longer and cut the work force we will see ill effects from it. i certainly do. >> reporter: right now city firefighters average about 42 hours a week. if any changes were to be made to the workweek, the city would have to negotiate that with the police and firefighters union. live at city hall, linda so, abc2 news. all new this morning north korea has successfully conducted the third nuclear test. officials worldwide suspected some sort of thing happening after the u.s. geological survey deteched a 4.9
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earthquake in north korea. while you were sleeping, state media confirmed officials in north korea had in fact detonated a nuclear device. officials say the atomic bomb was lighter and had more explosive force than those used in past tests. north korea's action defies the secretary consul's action to shut down the activity or face more sanctions and international isolation. it's the first since kim jong untook power. president obama is now calling the test a -- test a threat to america's national security. another sad day for student in our area. grief counselors and additional staff will be on hand at manchester high. this is the community -- this as the community mourns the loss of a teacher just starting out. devin spence was killed in a car accident he's head to school when the focus went off road. he was towson alum and started teach math last year.
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he was going to coach girl lacrosse. >> he was going to go the extra mile and you can tell that he enjoyed what he was doing. we have to live every day and remember you know how fortunate it is that we had mr. spence here for a period of time. the biggest loss i feel is for the students and student athletes. >> the carroll county sheriff office says ice may have about one of the reasons that it caused spence's car to cross the center line and hit a school bus carrying 5 students. no one on board the bus was hurt. investigators called this suspicious from the jump. this morning, police are looking into last week's deadly fire in northwest baltimore. we are starting to learn more about the circumstances surrounding the crime. police say 32-year-old jennifer conyers a baltimore city social worker was murdered by a man she met on an online dating site. relationship ended month ago but on friday 38-year-old monte carter somehow got into her home. police say carter beat her tied her up and dragged her into the basement before setting the
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house on fire. allegedly carter stole her atm card and white mustang. according to police he used thecard to go on a drug binge and that's when police tracked him down. >> he admitted important facts and he was covered in blood during the questioning, and when asked about the murder of miss conyers he declined to comment and requested counsel. coy nt know what else to call him but an animal behind bars for a absolute egregious murder of someone who dedicated her life to helping others. >> he is facing a handful of charges including second degree murder and arson and robbery. police say they are looking for another suspect who could be connected to the crime. the feds are getting involved with the investigation of the queen anne county sheriff office and his brother. >> what the two are accused of doing that led to the added help being brought in. >> and we have snow to the north and rain to the south. i will tell you what that means for our weather coming up. >> reporter: well, fortunately
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there are no delays on 695 at green spring avenue in pikesville many i will let you know what traffic looks like on 83 and 95 coming up on good morning maryland. been shopping so smart, cash back with your freedom card
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thanks for joining us this morning. more dogs will be shake their paws. the competition at west minter kennel dog show continues this morning and judges are to -- have to vote on a handful of breed to make it to the finals. they have to vote and tonight one dog will be crowned best in show. big of the award in the competition. we have been told an old english sheep dog and an american foxhound that american foxhound by the way from baltimore. all won the respective dog groups yesterday. they have a chance at winning best in show so i am keeping my fingers crossed for the baltimore dog. >> got to go for the local dog. sure. >> absolutely. >> new video in this morning anhow will take refuge inside a suv not the car or the cab but in the grill. you see him peering out there. the owl got stuck after being hit by a car and the owner said she thought the bird died.
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turns out you can see by the yellow eyes he survived and is not happy. now the bird was freed by an officer from the florida fish and wildlife agrep. -- group. apparently the how will is in good shape and she is in tears and everyone is happy probably no one happier than the bird. >> absolutely. i am so glad the bird is okay. he don't blame the woman for being in tears wouldn't you be so freaked out. >> i am scared right now. oh. >> thank goodness the owl is okay. >> what's going on outside? >> i am going to start with the gude news are -- good news because we are dealing with temperatures well above average. 45 in baltimore. the high for this time of year now should be at 44 degrees. so we are a little above that. mount airy is at 42. manchester 40. hickory is at 41 degrees. good morning northeast, you are at 42 and 40 in galena. 43 in hills poreo and -- hillsboro and 47 in cambridge.
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all day we will be dealing with the wind. gusts at 33 degrees in hickory and 18, 25 in northeast and this is going to be the scenario as we continue through the day. so, we will have a wind chill out there. i am forecasting a high around 49 degrees for today. but with the winds out of the west we will feel like we are in the low 40s. now we will have brief clearing as we go throughout the day as high pressure tries to build in here between the two systems. but, after that, we are keeping our eye on the area of low pressure that's down to the south. you can see all that wet weather working its way along the gulf coast states. but we will have the chance for some wintery mix a little rain and snow will get in here as we go into tomorrow. see the next wave developing across the area as i zoom in. being see heavier rain now coming around montgomery and atlanta. all this is sliding still to the south of us but that wave can get a little further to the north than what we think and with that we will have the rain and snow. here the storm track once again that rain snow line so as we go
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into wednesday, we will have that rain. this moves in a little sooner like wednesday morning we will strt off with a wintery mix. more of the snow will say to the north in pennsylvania. on the backside of the system, we could end up with just snow as we head into thursday morning. so we are going keep our eyes peeled and make sure you follow us on twitter he at abc2 weather. and as we look at abc2 most accurate future trend putting it in motion and we will see that. that within theory mix coming in as we go throughout the day. on the rain snow line seeing where it sets up as we go through tomorrow. and looks like possibly the commute to work the commute home from work could be dicey and then possibly thursday morning's commute too could be a little bit on the hectic side. there this is what it looks like. the high -- this is what it looks like throughout the day. the high at 49 and the next chance for winter weather heading into weekend. it will be colder in the 30s so if we get anything it will be all snow. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good morning.
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we have trouble in howard county. we are dealing with a crash along westbound lanes of route 32 at columbia pike. the ramp to columbia pike will be shut down. there's another crash on interstate 70 right along the westbound lanes as you pass route 32. eastbound lanes will be clear making the push to the beltway. and here's a live look at the west side of 695 at baltimore national pike. the construction has cleared and the delays have as well. you're looking at an 8 minute ride on the outer loop from 795 down to 70ch the inner loop clear -- 70. the inner loop clear as well. heading to 83 north of the beltway, nice and normal conditions. no trouble getting downtown on the jfx this morning. that's a look at your commute. megan and chearley, over to you. as you get ready to put your kids on -- charley, over to you. as you get ready to put your kids on the school us about there's a new law you need to know b last year our investigators found school bus drivers were getting speeding
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camera tickets and the mayor signed copies of the tickets be sent to city leaders. the signature makes the bill official beech the measure contractors didn't -- official. before the measures, contractors didn't have to notify anyone about the violations. the case involves queen anne's county gary hofmann and his brother. a former employee of the department claims she was fired after she was section yule -- sexually a-- harassed. she said he put his hand down her pants and grabbed her breast. u.s. department of justice claims he violated title vii of the civil rights act by failing to take action against his brother. stay with us this morning. it's an announcement that shocked people all over the world. >> pope benedict xvi is stepping down. this was breaking news yesterday. find out when the catholic church can expect a new leader.
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sink in. after nearly 8 years, pope benedict xvi will resign at the end of the month. the 85-year-old says he is too old for the position. this is the first time in nearly 600 years a pope stepped down. now the card cardinals has a challenge of picking the next pope. cardinal o'brien will be one of the 118 making decision. >> they are expected to elect a pope by see ther -- easter. we have been covering thistory -- story since it broke yesterday. you can get all the information on abc2 news. during the medal of honor ceremony an unexpected gueststeals the show. >> how a little boy was not going to sit on the sidelines while his father was honor. he decided to get involved>> and it's going to be a windy day on tap. wind advisories out in western maryland. i will tell you how height wind will soar coming up. >> reporter: you will want to
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thanks for joining us on this tuesday morning. president obama has award former staff sergeant clinton roamha the highest honor. >> his son stole the spotlight before the ceremony ever got started. check this out. romeh' young son took the stage behind the podium. he tried to escort him back to his seat but he wasn't going to take it sitting down and tried to sit in the chair. he was being honored for his action during a 2009 attack near the pack tany board -- pakistani border but that's the dad not the son. remember the name because he could be running for office in 45 to 50 years. >> do something and do it now. that's the plea of the gun debate remaining front and center with a add on tv. >> stay with us this morning because we will look at the message from somebody who knows about the effects of gun violence former congresswoman
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gabby giffords. >> a new forum convene in the state capitol focusing on mental health. who will attend and the task at hand. >> a live look at times square. we will go there for this morning's money scope. >> reporter: good morning. topping america's money, problems with your credit. a government study finds that one in 4 consumers are finding errors in the credit reports and those mistakes can lead to higher interest rates on credit cards and other loans. but the delinquenty rate of mortgages is at the lowest level. only about 5% of mortgage holders were 2 months or more behind at the end of last year. it's now easier for home owners to refinance and lower payments. exactly four years ago today was the last fatal airline crash in the u.s. that's the longest such period in more than 50 years. last year was also the safest worldwide in almost 70. and how about some soda for breakfast? mountain dew kick start debuts this month a combination of the high caffeine soda and fruit juice with more caffeine than
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regular mountain dew but not as much as energy drinks or a cup of coffee. that's america's money. thanks for watching. i am rob nelson.
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you're watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. the president prepares to address the country in the state of the union. we will run down the topics on the agenda and look at those attending. >> and how is our doing? the mayor says we have come a long way but there are miles left to go. we will dig deeper into the mayor's state of the city address. >> after a contentious nomination hearing we are soon going to find out whether or not chuck hagel will become the next defense secretary. and you'll find out if he is expected to get

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